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Dec 26, 2012 6:00am EST
to the nation's capital. hallie jackson has the latest. >> congress is heading backed to washington tomorrow. any plan may come down to the wire. president obama spent part of his christmas greeting troops in hawaii. >> we have the finest military in the world. >> tonight he leaves for washington and a state of gridlock as lawmakers struggle to come to a compromise. members of the house and senate are heading back to capitol hill tomorrow. the present hopes the break would provide some perspective. >> everybody can drink some eggnog and have some christmas cookies. >> and return to washington after john boehner failed to get enough support for a plan b that would raise taxes on those making more than a million dollars a year. >> what the present has offered will not do anything to solve our spending problems and begin to address our nation's crippling debt. >> with the january 1 deadline quickly approaching, some are worried we could fall off. >> if that happens, it would be the most colossal act of congressional irresponsibility in a long time. >> the president is expected to arrive tomorro
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
. that is the last day of fiscal cliff talks. the president departed hawaii to return to washington, where it is not just the temperature that is chillier. talks cooled over the holidays over how to avoid the massive tax hikes. they are set to begin in just a few days. >> taxes are going to go up no matter what. they could go up a lot more, and that is where the political hit comes. >> house republicans point the finger at the other chamber, saying the senate must act on a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff. a spokesman for harry reid some are blaming the gop for the holdup. no further legislation can move unless republicans drop their knee-jerk obstructionism. if the country falls off the fiscal cliff, it may feel gradual at first, except on wall street. >> the reaction from the financial markets and the stock markets -- you could see something quick. >> a top ceo is hoping to jolt them into action. he wants employees to write " come together" on the coffee cups. >> i am maintaining my optimism that we will see the republicans and administration come together and do what is right for the coun
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
buy marijuana in the state of washington. washington state has the responsibility of licensing marijuana growers. driving under the influence is still illegal. one city in south dakota is banning other potentially distracting activities like eating or putting on makeup in the mirror. people can be pulled over and find $100. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think eating or putting on makeup should be included in distracted-driving fines? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> i was wondering if they should include singing. and deep cuts in the works at citigroup, 4% of its work force. less than 1% of those workers in maryland will be affected. the world's largest coffee company plans to open 5000 more cafes over the next five years. it will have more than 20,000 cafes by 2014. a girl said the easy bake oven should be marketed to boys. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. many jobs are at risk and congress if there is not an agreement on the fisca
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
-blake and lardarius webb throwing the switch to light up the washington monument in mount vernon. it was broadcast live right here on tv 11 with donna hamilton. there were musical performances by area choirs. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> time to take a look at your morning commute. word of an accident on york road at fox talbot roil road. a delay on southbound 95 coming out of white marsh. up to speed when you get on to the beltway on the north side. a bit of a delay at security down towards edmondson. this is the j.f.x. at ruxton road. southbound traffic starting to build into town. checking at ok on 295 down towards 32. 50 at sandy point running smoothly at the toll plaza to and from the eastern shore. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in with john. >> thank you. we take a look at the camera. there is a cloud deck overhead with a weather system approaching. the temperature is up at ocean city. the temperature at the airport is 35 degrees. the barometer is dropping. most of the rain will be from new england to the great lakes and into the pacific
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
have more from washington from danielle leigh. >> the national rifle association remained defiant in an interview with david gregory. >> if it is crazy to call for putting police and armed security to protect our kids, then call me crazy. >> he dismissed calls for laws. >> i don't think that will make any difference. >> throughout the country, people are responding. some are buying weapons. ofi'm here to take advantage an opportunity to do something. >> others protesting at gun shops. >> it is insanity. insanity. >> lawmakers weighing how to deal with the issue. they face an even bigger problem -- another stalemate in fiscal cliff negotiations. >> our colleagues are risking the fiscal cliff. >> i think we will fall out of the fiscal tree. it will not be a big deal. >> lawmakers return from their holiday recess on thursday and will have their work cut out for them. in washington, i'm danielle leigh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:08. disney preparing to make a major announcement. >> a terrifying crash police four people dead in ohio. >> chances are this gadget has made it onto a wish list.
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
with congressional leaders later today. danielle leigh is in washington with more on the rush for a deal. >> president obama and congressional leaders need to make progress, and today's last met afternoon meeting at the white house could be a final opportunity. >> mcconnell seemed to give an indication that maybe, just maybe, the president might make a new offer giving -- getting toward the 11th-hour. >> off without a deal that cuts of the debt, taxes will go up on every worker next week. the extension to of unemployment benefits expires and deep spending cuts set in, threatening another recession. >> it really upsets me because the government is a blow to be working for the people and i don't see that. >> despite what is at stake, senators came back early only to engage in another round of bickering. >> republicans have bent over backwards. we stepped way, way out of our comfort zone. >> we wanted an agreement. but we had no takers. >> we are in the same situation we have been in for a long time here. we can't negotiate with ourselves. >> house members were not even planning. there are
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am EST
:21. cincinnati loses and the pittsburgh steelers get trounced. >> the ravens lose in washington. keith mills will have highlights. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. before cold & flu season, help prevent with lysol disinfectant spray. and use the lysol no touch hand soap for 10 times more protection with each wash. this season, a good offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not the best conditions out there, dealing with heavy effigy and drizzle. westbound 100, down to 30 miles per hour. watch for those delays. this is 97 at ben field boulevard. you can see it reduced visibility in that area. there's an accident taking up l least one lane. one accident is gone on eastbound 32. delays on 295, 26 miles per hour. 30 minutes to go through the outer loop stretch, so volume is picking up. 795 at owings mills is still moving pretty well down to the beltway. york road at northern parkway, watch for defective traffic light. that i
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
you. more encouraging news on the so- called fiscal cliff negotiations in washington. president obama has made an offer to change the threshold on tax increases. also calls for spending cuts. speaker boehner is expected to brief house republicans later today. daniel inouye died on monday of respiratory complications. he was the longest serving current senator and third in line to the presidency. harry reid made the announcement on the senate floor on monday evening. a storm system is now headed east. flooding and snow for denver and kansas city. even in mexico is expecting a few inches. the city of chicago is expecting a slight accumulation. >> if you drink diet pepsi, you may notice a bit of a change. they have added a second diet sweetener to the mix. the sweetness change is only intended to help prevent the taste from degrading overtime. are you feeling stressed or scrooge-ish? is that a word? americans list crowding as the biggest haul the pet peeves. that was followed by the how early holiday displays start. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. which aspects, i
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